Nikos Salingaros

Nikos A. Salingaros is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, as well as a noted architectural theorist and urbanist and a consultant on biophilic design and human-scale urbanism. He is co-winner of the 2018 Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine.

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How life is influenced by physical boundaries: Campus design, part 9

The boundary of a physical space counts for a major part of our spatial experience. Several distinct typologies for spaces contribute to a campus environment that is actively used.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 13, 2018
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Space is experienced positively only when it is coherent: Campus design, part 8

Open space will be used when we feel that it encloses us with a semi-permeable, welcoming perimeter. The design of successful urban space therefore relies predominantly on human psychological responses.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 6, 2018
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Welcoming open spaces: Campus design, part 1

Author's note: I will present innovative techniques for designing a campus, in a series of ten essays. The most human campuses (corporate, or university) combine adaptive geometric typologies acting in partnership. This is the secret to creating...
NIKOS SALINGAROSMAY. 7, 2018